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CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 10:00pm EST
should aspire to the model of the civil-rights era. advance freedom and democracy by studying the basic principles and taking risks to make a real. the civil rights movement is about our past about the future. one of them is that we should be concern rascals are teaching only reading and math because history in america is the only country in the world founded upon an idea of how we learn what citizens it means i've citizenship to some degree is paralyzed by the age of gridlock and to some degree responsible for ourselves. and i'm gong to try to challenge you with a little bit of that along with -- we normally get inspiration from the civil-rights era, and it is there. but it is also sobering offs. they listen little bond. this little book is dedicated dedicated lessons of history. the reason that i did it sphere of limited 90 percent of what i've written. ahead it's what makes history is accessible to students. they learn things through human stories, not abstract categories and argumentation on labels and analysis. again of a story spirit and therefore that is good. however, 900
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 10:00am EST
of the multivolume america indicators presents his thoughts on key moment in the civil rights movement. this is about one hour 15 minutes. >> thank you, jeffrey. and thank all of you for coming. this is a very exciting time and i hope to use the civil rights history to look forward rather than backward. because i think all of you at citizens on an equal share of this country devoted to the idea of equal citizenship, and that we should aspire to the model of the civil rights era in which even a journal children who were denied the right to vote advance freedom and democracy by studying its basic pretzels and taking risks to make it real. [applause] so i think the civil rights movement is about our past but it's also about our future. which has a number of implications for those of us who are not students. one of them is that we should be concerned when our schools are teaching only reading and math because history in america, the only country in the world founded on an idea, is how we learn what citizenship means. [applause] our citizenship to some degree is paralyzed by the age of grid
PBS
Jan 21, 2014 12:00am PST
speaking about the war, dr. king? why are you joining the voices of dissent? peace and civil rights don't mix," they say. but such questions mean that the enquirers have not really known me, my commitment or my calling. indeed, that question suggests that they do not know the world in which they live. tavis: with this speech, dr. king risked everything he'd worked so hard to accomplish. in its aftermath all hell broke loose. already off the list of the most-admired americans, now the mainstream media turned against him, and even civil rights leaders publicly condemned him. hello, and thank you for joining me. i'm here in the historic riverside church in new york city where dr. martin luther king jr. delivered what most agree was his most challenging and controversial call to conscience. when he spoke here on april 4, 1967, one year to the day before he would be killed in memphis, every pew, every available space was jammed with listeners. in the midst of an increasingly unpopular war in asia and a year already filled with oftentimes violent outbursts of rage in american cities, dr. king o
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2014 2:00am EST
another great friend, the great solar -- a civil rights lawyer, is making something clear to me and hopefully to all of us. that is that many of those who inod and in some cases sat the front lines of the civil rights unit -- movement, we are starting to lose them, and they are speaking to us out the challenges -- about the challenges today. half a century ago, the fight ist so many others fought for the right to walk into a store and to buy something. by opening public accommodations , the workplace, the voting booth, america began to open its eyes to the injuries of the past and all americans began to reclaim some measure of dignity. julius chambers and franklin mccain and martin self, ifing, jr. him they were standing here today, they would say victories have been one and progress has been made but they would shout -- tell us that the challenge in 2014 is simply not to walk into a store, it is john the store or to make the things that are so ld in the store. they would tell us that the challenge is not whether someone has the technical right to vote, but whether that vote could h
their jobs, their civil rights and their civil liberties someone who believes we can break through the stalemate of suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a liberal than i am proud to say i am a liberal. as andrew and stephen brought in their introduction to their father's introduction this to us what it meant to arthur to be a liberal. the letters chronicle the late historian skews really from world war ii through the second iraq war. you can read letters from eleanor roosevelt, harry truman, adlai stevenson, hubert humphrey, robert kennedy henry kissinger william f. buckley junior george h.w. bush bill clinton that all core jon kenneth galbraith forgets all -- gore vidal and naturally given arthur's sense of history groucho marx and savvy davis junior and bianca jagger. [laughter] alexander arthur's wife is not here. to detractors who refused arthur of being being a condescended sizer he wrote if your letter was the product of sincere misunderstanding the facts i have cited should relieve your mind. if not i can only commend you to the neares
PBS
Jan 22, 2014 12:00am PST
charging him as civil rights leader, he was not qualified to talk about human rights -- to talk about u.s. foreign-policy. was the place irrelevant, the audience are relevant, and it just rests on his words and wherever he offered that speech he would've caught -- >> i think he would have caught the same firestorm. what they said was not only we don't like your message, we are in the middle of the war. and we don't want to hear you say we are violent. you are a civil rights leader. you are a black guy. stick to what you know and leave the war to us. it united "the new york times" and "the washington post.: -- post." will never be he respected again. go back to talking about we shall overcome. tavis: he has diminished his usefulness to his cause, to his country and to his people. "the new york times" claimed the fusion of the two issues could very well be disastrous for both causes. but as sharp as those assessments were, they probably did not seem -- did not sting as much as the criticism that came from dr. king's colleagues within the movement itself. many civil rights leaders
LINKTV
Jan 23, 2014 8:00am PST
another movement, the civil rights movement. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from the sundance film festival in park city, utah. hundreds of people marched and had his birth, mississippi wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of freedom day. i generate 22nd, 1964, fannie lou hamer and other civil rights activist marched around the forest county courthouse in support of black outing writes. a march was the beginning of an historic year in mississippi. months later, civil rights groups launched freedom summer. thousands travel to mississippi to help register voters and set up freedom schools. out of freedom summer grew the formation ofthe the mississippi freedom democratic party that challenged the legitimacy of the white only mississippi democratic already. even sir being held across mississippi in 2014 to mark the 50th anniversary of this historic moment. here at the sundance film festival, a documentary entitled "freedom summer goes quote directed by stanley nelson has just pre
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 5:45pm EST
of the civil rights and labor movements. you might have known i said in a singular. the labor and civil rights movement. we have been. we have been. we are. we will continue to be one and the same. our dedication to social and economic justice is one and the same. joining together in one movement into how we will defeat the forces of greed and empower workers to improve their lives and fulfill this potential. how we will make this nation for so it's promise. and sisters, by following the goals of martin martha -- dr. martin luther king jr., we can all reach the promised land. my land league made up of people of all races, creeds, colors, national origins, sexual orientation, whomever and whatever. we are all children. thank you so much. >> give it up for dr. cox. >> your mama would be proud. when i was 13 i became the youth director of operation breadbasket which is the economic arm of dr. kings organization. he was killed a year that i became youth director in new york. goals was laid out by dr. king, t make sure that major corporations had a policy of inclusion in the corporate
civil rights i generally the nation seemed to stall. kennedy had not one even 50% of the popular vote in 1960 and was sure he would lose the entire south in 1964, a region he carried in 1960. he worried many other states were at risk as well. "look" magazine which is one of many publications that ran articles in the fall of 1963 that explained kennedy could lose his reelection bid. kennedy's entire legislative package in congress, not just civil rights but also proposals for tax cuts, health insurance for the elderly, federal funding for education, foreign aid and just routine appropriations, were stalled and going nowhere. in words that will sink to the move today, the columnist walter lippman worded the congressional dysfunction in 1963 seemed a grave danger to the republic. and kennedy had no immediate plans for breaking through the impasse. so much of what we recall as the kennedy legacy, the civil rights act of the 264, that tax cuts some credit with the economic boom of the 1960s and a commitment to ending poverty in america all a card when lyndon johnson was president, but all
SFGTV
Jan 23, 2014 7:30am PST
well as 79 civil rights organization and bar associations, and community organizations under the leadership of the coalition for a safe san francisco, work to pass the safe san francisco ordinance which is part of the reason that we are here today. and the work to pass the ordinance centered around san francisco commitment. transparency and the accountability as well as it stands against racial profiling. the ordinance became necessary because in 2010, the chief of police made comments that the hall of justice was in just as much danger of having the members of the afghan community blow it up as it was of an earthquake. this really damaged the relation of the community. and the very people passed with protecting our community or demonizing us and making our families targets of those who hear the comments and perceive to be threats. and after years of work the community was able to get the city to pass one of the first of its kind laws that ensures that when the sfpd works with the f.b.i. and the joint terrorism task force that they do so in the manner of consistent and the privac
NBC
Jan 19, 2014 6:00pm PST
before the winter games. the latest on a new threat. plus the bay area honors civil rights leader martin luther king, and a live version of "the sound of music" was a big hit and the next musical coming to television, a hint, from way back in 1955. presents... so delicious, they won't even know it's chicken. 50% less fat... 100% johnsonville taste. >>> there are new security concerns ahead of the winter games in russia. russian president pollute pollute said he'll do, quote, whatever necessary to make the games safe. nbc's richard engel has more from sochi. >> reporter: we are now in sochi with just about one month to go before this city will host the winter olympics and security concerns have already started to overshadow these games. there have been two recent terrorist attacks not here in sochi but a few hundred miles away and the biggest concern is that militants from the north caucasus will try and carry out attacks perhaps not right in this area, because this area already is very secure and will be even more scour in the lead up to the games, officials assure us, but perhaps
PBS
Jan 17, 2014 8:00pm PST
center for civil rights committee that the civil rights project at ucla. i first asked him why the government is saying we should end the zero tolerance policies adopted by the school was. well for many reasons often times is an automatic responses not just about two to bring guns or drugs to school today being applied to us with the minor infractions of the school code things like tardiness or dress code violations or preening itself on and what this does is that which is kinda out of school. we lose a tremendous instructional time. it dramatically increases their risk of dropping out and ink involvement in the juvenile justice system and the stitches on a sound education policies and crack that there are real viable alternatives. that worked much better to help kids improve their behavior and be productive it in school. now grows and gets this guy didn't say that this will lead to increased rates of punishments for whites and will reduce the distance from minorities told us that that's how school's discipline their students what they start disciplining more glass. well it's just
FOX News
Jan 21, 2014 1:00am PST
on this day in which we honor martin luther king, you're going to hear audio of the civil rights leader you have never heard before. a new unearthed tape of mlk talking about jfk, directly ahead. wow, this hotel is amazing. oh no. who are you? who are you? wrong answer. wait, daddy, this is blair, he booked this room with priceline express deals and saved a ton. yeah, i didn't have to bid i got everything i wanted. oh good i always do. oh good he seemed nice. express deals. priceline savings without the bidding. test test >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of this dream. we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. >> what a great, great man. on this day of remembrance of dr. martin luther king, a new tape has been unearthed of the civil rights leader. it was discovered in an attic in tennessee several years ago, but the portion you're about to hear is only now being made public. he's discussing jfk's role in helping get him released from a prison in 1960. >> now, it is true that senator kennedy did take a speci
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2014 3:30pm EST
civil rights models, but those were scrapped because of ip sufficient funds. king towers over us. the sculpture is flanked by a granite wall. fourteen quotes are on that wall, not one uses the word "racism" or "segregation" or "racial injustice" or " apartheid." not one. they're arranged by cross stitches, 155, 1963, 1964, completely out of context of movements and mobilizations in which king spoke them. the monument was made in china to save money. a man who excoriated the triple evils of materialism, militarism and racism, who risked his life and went to jail 30 times to challenge the scourge of american racism, who was quick to point out the racism of the north as well as the south, who wrote from jail in 1963 that biggest problem was not the klan, but the white moderate. that man of god and courage is now honored with a memorial that refuses to speak the problem of racism. it is into this moment, this moment when the history of the civil rights movement is regularly invoked and distorted and used to celebrate the greatness of the united states that we turn to our speakers tonight.
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 8:30am EST
problem of racism. it is into this moment, this moment when the history of the civil rights movement is regularly invoked and distorted and used to celebrate the greatness of the united states that we turn to our speakers tonight. both of tonight's speakers write eloquently to help us make sense of this paradox, of these perilous times we live in where the history of one of the greatest social movements of the 20th century is used to talk of the peril of the task today. indeed, to cover up, at times, the continuing scourge of materialism, militarism and racism. and yet of the visions we can gain from a fuller and much richer sense of that history, to help us see and work for justice in our time. michael denzel smith is a blogger at the nation.com and a knobler fellow at the nation institute, also a freelance writer and social commentator, and his work has appeared in places such as the guardian, ebony and the huffington post. gary younge is author, broadcaster and award-winning columnist at the guardian, a monthly columnist at the nation and a knobler fellow with the nation institute
Comedy Central
Jan 14, 2014 11:31pm PST
! >> stephen: you have said that the lgbt fight for rights is a civil rights struggle of the 21st century. >> it's one of them absolutely. or the one, yes. >> stephen: does that make russia the alabama of the 21st censurely. >> sure, why not? >> stephen: one more thing. the last thing on here. you will admit the last time you were on this show there was some -- there was some meet between the two of us. >> i actually -- didn't i just talk about your twinkley brown eyes? absolutely! (cheers and applause) >> stephen: well, thank you. do you think there will come a time when society will accept love between a happily married man and a gay woman? (laughter) >> i hope so! >> stephen: that will be the civil rights struggle of the 22nd century. >> you are aa man ahead of your time. >> stephen: thank you for joining ing meg me >> stephen: welcome back, everybody! my guest tonight is the a renown art critic. she's about to meet an art critic critic. please welcome deborah solomon! (cheers and applause) deborah, good to see you, thanks for coming on. nice to see you again. now madame, as i said bef
PBS
Jan 20, 2014 6:00pm PST
mall in washington early on this holiday morning. officials honored the civil rights leader with a wreath- laying ceremony at his memorial. elsewhere in the nation's capital, vice president joe biden said the civil rights struggle continues. he pointed to a supreme court decision that struck down part of the voting rights act: >> justice ginsburg got it right when she said throwing out the existing process when it's working and continues to work is, quote, like throwing away an umbrella in a rainstorm because you're not getting wet. and now we're in a hailstorm, new attempts by states and localities to limit ballot access without the full protection of the law. >> reporter: the first family marked the occasion by taking part in a national day of service to honor king's legacy. president and mrs. obama and their two daughters volunteered at a community kitchen, helping to prepare meals for local shelters. and there were events nationwide. in king's hometown of atlanta, celebrants paid tribute with dancing, singing, and drum performances. in denver, thousands gathered at the "i have
Telemundo
Jan 20, 2014 6:00pm PST
means a leader who fought for civil rights...as a latina i have to thank him because of him latinos have civil rights in this country... esta latina dice que le esta agradecida a martin luther king porque sin su perseverancia los latinoamerica nos no tuvieran derechos civiles en este pais.... voluntarios como sara aprovecharon la ocasion para darle un regalo a esta bella ciudad que a veces es un poco maltratada... sara/mlk volunteers march 02.00 dice que vinieron al parque "martin luther king" ella y otras 70 personas para embellecer al parque, y hacerlo mas seguro para todos sot martin luther king el 20 de enero, hace 50 aÑos el mensaje de libertad e igualdad para todos que promovio el reverendo luther king jr sigue vigente en nuestras comunidades.... . /mlk volunteers march 03.42 "today is a community engagement going on, with mlk celebration so we have 100 people here cleaning up the park we have phisical activity, and also we're going to have healthy food, healthy eating, healthy life changing" hoy es un dia en que la comunidad se une en esta celebracion asi que tenemos cien pe
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2014 7:59am EST
more consistent, courageous record in civil rights than joe biden. many people have become friends of civil rights when it was fashionable. joe biden has always been that friend spanning generations. every generation of civil rights leaders in the last three or four decades have the same story, and that's because -- and i'm not aging you, i saw him doing his -- [laughter] he started young. >> thank you. >> but i want him to know how much it means when you can have those from john lewis to us today to those younger guys that are in delaware. a very good friend of mine just elected there, say the same thing when we sit down, that joe biden is the real deal. he is not just talking the talk, but he's walked the walk on some things that mattered to us most. martin luther king says you had been a man finish you measure a man not by how and where he stands in the hour of convenience, but where he stands in the hours of controversy. if it's been voter id, joe biden has been there. if it's been voter rights, joe biden has been there. if it's been affordable health care, he's been there. afford
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2014 1:00pm PST
counsel in the case against katherine harris in florida in 2000. a number of civil rights organizations worked together but we ended up settling that case. we know that florida discriminated against african-americans in 2000. and guess what, because we settled, because we came to a resolution, because we fixed the system, at least for a short time, that doesn't count towards preclearance. often that's hough caw cases en is that we settle them. so places like florida and north carolina, south carolina, alabama where this case came out of the shelby case would not be covered under this current formula. >> maya, spanking of voter i.d., congressman sensenbrenner said the following: what's a reasonable voter i.d. law? >> i would say the most reasonable is one that doesn't exist. i would say one that allows people multiple ways to identify they are who they are, like a bill, a utility bill. it's better to go back to the system that says we acknowledge we have a pretty good registration system and a good criminal justice system that prosecute when is we have a problem. and because we have a sy
NBC
Jan 19, 2014 5:00pm PST
california efforts to observe king's birthday. >> it means our leader who fought for civil rights. because of him latinos have civil rights in this country. >> tomorrow is the official holiday, of course, and there are several community events planned in the bay area. in fact, call train will run its famous freedom train. it runs non-stop to san francisco in honor of the civil rights leaders. organizers have warned that low turnout is threatening to end the tradition. the bay area is one of the only ones still left. tickets cost $15 with a discount for seniors, and you can get more information by searching freedom train on our website at nbcbayarea.com. >>> a monterrey man has been named to the u.s. olympic team and officials identify a new security threat targeting the upcoming olympic games. >>> well, it was another gorgeous day. out there. here's your microclimate forecast. >> it was a beautiful day across the bay area and the good thing is our temperature started to come down today and our air quality will start to improve. in fact, we don't have to spare the air. the air quality will
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2014 7:00am PST
and o co-sponsored by civil rights leader john lewis. under the bill states that have had five or more violations of federal voting laws in the past 15 years will need clearance from the feds before changing local voting rults. currently that would cover, georgia, louisiana, mississippi, and texas. they would have clearance if they had three violations in the last 15 years or had persistent minority low turnout for that time. the bill would also make it easier to get a preliminary injuncti injunction. within calf yacht, it specifically exempts voter i.d. laws saying the requirements are not a violation of the voting rights act and at this point does not konk north carolina which has some of the most restrictive laws in the country. this is one of those good news/bad news stories where, okay, bipartisan, i don't have to walk about with a section five forever but it also gives away the ghost with the notion that i.d. is inharmtly not part of the problem. >> i know. what it does is it leaves it up to state judges and things like that that what just happened in pennsylvania with judge
national heritage has been the fight for civil rights from the very beginning. and human rights. look, we had a revolutionary war so we would have the right over our destiny. we have had various movements in terms of abolition against slavery, about the voting rights of people, for women and others and civil rights in the 1960s. i think caesar chavez represents that idea of the rights of people, the poorest among us who work for a living and deserve a measure of human dignity. >> richard kurin let's go see some other exhibits. >> sounds good. >> we are here in the smithsonian museum of american history. it's everything we are seeing available for people to see if they can't get here for physically? >> yes, it is and what we are doing now at the smithsonian is to actually double down on those efforts by making it so you can print out images of the smithsonian objects on display but right now what we are trying to do is do 3-d imaging of these objects. so actually can print them on a 3-d printer and you can have the treasures of the smithsonian. now we are gearing up for that in doing t
FOX News
Jan 16, 2014 10:00pm PST
doing the investigation. it is some lawyer in the civil rights division, lawyer in the civil rights division who gave $6,000 to the obama campaign. and they tell us, oh, no one has been criminally responsible. no one did anything wrong here. it is just an outrage and a joke of an investigation. >> you know, becky i spoke with the representative for the law center. they didn't talk to a single witness. now, you talk about your fear. what do you -- explain to people who didn't live through what you lived through, being targeted by the irs. what specifically do you fear is going to happen? >> what i fear, it is one thing -- i'm a stay at home mom when this happened. and the government came after me. that is scary enough. but what i'm scared for is our country, the freedoms that we have are just being shirked out from underneath us. and it is becoming very real. and i am sad because i don't think any of the other media outlets are playing this story. it is happening right under our noses. and people are just not even paying attention. >> the abuse of power, the intimidation by the government. yo
FOX News
Jan 19, 2014 1:00am PST
rights division. lawyer in the civil rights division who gave $6,000 to the obama campaign and they tell us oh, no one has been criminally responsible. no one did anything wrong here it have just an outrage and a joke of an investigation. >> so, is he right? and will this administration ever hold anyone accountable for anything? with me, republican strategist tony and democratic strategist joe trippy, both fox news contributors. good evening, gentlemen. joe -- >> -- good evening, judge. >> last week i criticized the appointment of a hate crimes prosecutor who jordan was just referring to civil rights prosecutor who is an obama devoteee for investigating the irs debacle. this week it's over. what happened? >> well, they didn't say it's over. they said there is no reason yet -- that they don't see any laws that have been broken and that they don't intend it, yet, to bring any charges if no laws have been broken, which they say have not happened. you know, of all these groupings that it wasn't -- the terms that were look at were progressive, healthcare reform, tea party. it went beyond
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2014 1:00pm PST
. the march emphasized jobs because while the civil rights movement initially focused on ending discrimination against african-americans, dr. king also understood the connection between social and economic justice and the dignity of work. he believed that a focus on eliminating poverty could actually help bridge america's racial and economic divides and unite americans of all races who share similar economic struggles. president lyndon johnson knew he couldn't wanl his war on poverty without dr. king, so just two days after being elected president in 1964, president johnson called dr. king. >> we're going to spend a lot of time with shriver on our poverty thing and i wish you'd give a little thought to it because that offers a lot of opportunity for our young people that have been denied. we got this behind us now, and we've got to move on the next four years and make some advances, and i'll be in touch with you. >> well, good, good. and again, let me congratulate you and say what a great moment we think this is for our country. >> joining me now, someone who was instrumental in
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 8:30pm EST
is civil right act and then the voting right act. legislation is starting to quick in. and king understands the end of separating people isn't the same as equality. we have won the right to eat in any restaurant of our choice, but we don't have the ability to eat everything on the menu because we cannot afford it. so he talks about what is necessary and i want to read this bit of where do we go from here. it says there are 40 million poor people here and one day we must ask the question why are there 40 million poor people in america. when you begin to ask that question you are raising questions about the economic system and a broader distribution of wealth. when you ask that you begin to question the capitalistic economy. we have to ask questions about the whole society. we are called upon to help the beggars but we must come to see this needs restructured. you begin to ask who owns the oil. who owns the iron? you begin to ask why do people have to pay water bills in a word that is 2/3rds water? that kind of talk will get you killed and sure enough a year later he is killed. he
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2014 6:00pm PST
just like to south dakota, that barge, the staff attorney for the national staff and civil right's program for the asian american adjusting justice, contacted our office for a copy of this report, and we furnished it in hopes that we could have a better conversation, i think it was a good question by her. >> so i assume that there are people there to do that. >> right. >> okay. >> and so that concludes our report. >> absent any questions that you may have. >> questions? >> he just have one question. >> is there a way to get a copy of that letter from the f.b.i. >> yes, i can provide that to you. >> yes. >> other questions? >> thank you. >> is there a representative that will speak on behalf that the chief just mentioned? >> well, the chief said that there had been a request and orderly, you would be able to speak during the public comment but the chief has opened the door for somebody from your group to speak a little bit about the request and any information that you would like to share with us. probably should not do this because it is off the agenda. we were going to do it any way. ther
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 12:00am EST
reconstruction. he argues that the nonviolence of the civil rights help to bury this fact of black history. this program is about one hour. >> so this strikes me as an important intervention in three ways. one of the black freedom movement and over the years has been increasingly revising the way that we understand the role of violence related to nonviolence. the other intervention is cultural in terms of who we see or who we think of when we think of gun owners, and also how we think about black individuals. finally there is a public policy implication for the presentation of the black tradition of arms. so i look forward to really getting into those three areas with you. and before i was interested in hearing a little bit about your background and how you got into this and how did you arrive at this topic? >> i'm happy to be here. i think your sense about the way you encounter the current situation is accurate. and there are two influences. i grew up in rural on culture, which was black gun culture. so everyone that i knew, the good people of the community, they own guns and so did everyone ho
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 1:00am EST
civil rights. >> president obama says marijuana is not worse than alcohol, but pop is a schedule 1 drug. is he sending a mixed message? >> i'm antonio mora, welcome to "consider this". here is more on what is ahead: [ singing ] >> he gave mighty voice to the quiet hopes of millions. >> dr king posed a question - where do we go from here? >> i just received a direct threat from the governor. he would use and hold the sandy funds over my head. >> completely false. participation. >> the national coalition welcomes the decision of the nations. >> a video released over the weekend repeats a threat against soichy. >> what are the threats, who do we need to worry about? >> i don't think i would send my family. >> we begin with allegations of political payback and bullying by embattled governor chris christie. a mayor of hoboken claims that christy planned to withhold aid to her city if she goodnight project. >> i remember saying i received a direct threat from the governor of the state of new jersey. the lieutenant governor came to hoboken and said "i know it's not rite, i know it shouldn
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 10:00pm EST
joyner radio show last week where you said you dapt want dr king trotted out like a civil rights mascot. >> every year they talk about the dream. as if dr king is defined by a single speech. most of the these people haven't bothered to read the rest of the speech. the i have a dream was not in the written speech, it was called normalcy never again. that was the title of it. when you look at the focus after that, a passage of the civil rights act. he played the poor people's campaign, he was there for sanitation workers. that was overlooked. it was opposed to the reality of what he was focussed on. >> that is the point you were making in your article, if you don't find my opinion on what you wrote. some of the quotes from dr king in that article i would like to get your reactions to. one was that he said it didn't cost the nation one penny to integrate lunch counters. we are dealing with issues: >> those are strong words, especially in today's world, professor. what do you think he meant. >> dr king began his career as a civil rights act visit fighting jim crow. within a few years he was
NBC
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kennedy's role. the recording will be played at the national civil rights museum in memphis today. >>> in the huffington post, u.s. ambassador caroline kennedy deeply concerned by japanese dolphin hunt. each year the mammals are herded into a cove to either be killed or captured. >>> and some stories that you may have missed now. controversial comments from russian president vladimir putin on gays. he said they should face no discrimination and should feel at ease, but they must leave the children in peace. putin defended the country's anti-gay law saying it is aimed banning propaganda of homosexuality and pedophilia. putin said russia needs to cleanse itself of homosexuality if it wants to increase its birth rate. >>> switching gears now to a dramatic whale rescue in new zealand. more than 100 volunteers helped bring dozens of whales into deeper water. they poured water on them to keep them warm and dug in the sand to help them breathe. the procedures were able to save about 46 of the 70 stranded whales. >>> so member of the russian orthodox church took a dip in freezing water to celebra
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want people to be changed. >> church pastor williams marched with king during the civil rights movement. he said despite king's relentless drive he was at heart and an impatient man. >> how long will it take us to make the dream a reality? >> look closely and you may get a glimpse of king's dream. people have come here from different neighborhoods and life styles to spend time together. >> people are hungry for the diversity and the experience of having everyone around them, everyone represented in san francisco. >> this is the time each year when americans ask themselves how far have we come and how much further do we go? >> we are all not even yet. the playing field is not even yet. sometimes i think it would really truly just begun that process and martin luther king was the kicking off point. i think it's a change in generation. i think people my anal we have to depart and -- people my age, we have to depart. >> it's been said real change happens through evolution, not revolution. perhaps dr. king's dream can only be realized by people who grow up in a different world rather than ju
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baths a day. he notice that this tremendous ferment was going on called the civil rights movement. by 1963, the year he was killed, he had embraced the civil rights movement. that is one example he paid attention to the news media. one point this out is registered with me if he was a hero in world war ii and the pacific at the admire physical bravery. i paid attention to what was going on in the country, by the way, presidents for years have not paid a lot of attention to the news media. kennedy did pay attention. he saw the protesters being read and been arrested or police dogs, fire hoses and it might their physical bravery. so you remember 63 was the year at the march on washington. embrace the civil rights movement, so he listened and learned it was on the right side of history. a couple two quick examples that have direct relevance versus the white house notion. he also listened and learned policy. he had two fundamental decisions he had to make. the most romantic and visible decisions. one was how to deal with the bay of pigs invasion in 1961 shortly after he became president. t
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have the first black president so quickly after the civil rights movement. one thing that's interesting to me, we have actually in some ways gone backwards. it's actually easier for us now to talk about lesbian and gay issues, thank goodness. it's easier for us to talk about immigration issues, thank goodness. even marijuana, thank goodness. but on issues of race when it comes to african-americans, there's still this discomfort. and i think president obama does bring that out in people. >> well, explain that. we're celebrating dr. martin luther king today, what he did for our country. >> absolutely. >> just elaborate on that point you're making. >> well, i mean, it's just an interesting situation, because the civil rights agenda has gotten browder, including more and more people. including lesbians and gays, latinos, asians. that's all good. and yet if you look at the african-american community, a year ago the president was giving this great speech, everybody was happy. a year later, our numbers are very, very bad. i'm not talking about poor african-americans. the black midd
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civil rights movements of the '60s. >> we made it from the 60s to the 70s in the forecast. the forecast coming up after a break security worries at this y's winter games in russia. it shows two men-- who clai be the suicide >>> a web site is adding to seckity concerns in russia. two mens claim to be the suicide bombers behind last month's bloody bombing. in the video the man threatened a ominous presence to anyone who attends the olympics. russian lawmakers are not taking this lightly. >> i am very concerned about the security status of the olympics. i do believe that the russian government needs to be more cooperative with the united states when it comes to the security of the games. we have found a departure of cooperation that is concerning to me. >> russia insists it beefed up security surrounding the event and the president pledged visitors will be safe. >>> the celebration of the work and life of martin luther king started early ahead of tomorrow's national holiday. we report on the special sunday service at glide memorial church. [singing] >> reporter: commemorating mart
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interview with dr. king that a reporter found in his attic. from 1960 was de the civil right >> it may well be that the negro will serve as a savior of our nation. that is to save the soul of our nation in this period when so many forces are at work seeking to scar the american dream. >> it made me really wish that he was still here and what kind of changes would be taking effect if he was still here. >> the eight minute tape from 1960 was played outside the civil rights museum in memphis today. >>> a popular bay area tribute to dr. king will go on at least one more year. tickets for caltrain's freedom train haven't been selling well. the 54-mile journey from san jose to san francisco is the same distance king marched from selma to montgomery. the ride will go on next year. after that it's unclear. >>> it's a popular tool for tourists looking for a place to crash, but julie watts found one bay area renter who says his landlord pushed him out to cash in on airbnb. >> this is not the unit. >> reporter: chris butler can't forget his old apartment. all old has to do is look on airbnb, the
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freedom train honoring civil rights leader martin luther king jr. could be stopped in its tracks. >> but the dry weather just keeps on trucking. that forecast is coming up and you probably won't be surprised. stay tuned anyway. female announcer: he needs a firmer he needs a firmer tempur-pedic... she wants a softer tempur-pedic... they both get what they need with the new tempur-choice, at sleep train the first tempur-pedic with multi-zone comfort control, featuring customizable shoulder, back, and leg support on each side. plus, get four years interest free financing. try the revolutionary new tempur-choice today! it's the perfect choice... ...for both of us! ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ christin ayers -- on the pu get people abo >>> a tradition commemorating civil rights leader martin luther king jr. is losing some steam. >> christin ayers on the push to get people aboard the freedom train. >> reporter: for three decades, a chartered caltrain has tug ld from san jose to san francisco on martin luther king jr. day. a 54-mile trip the same distanc
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civil rights attorney barbara k.bosserman. she donated nearly $7,000. and just today, house chairman releases federal drookts showing a federal government employee must recuse themselves from an investigation if their participation creates even the appearance of a conflict of interest. >>> it is now eight months into the investigate into the irs targeting of tea party groups was supposed to begin. our first guest says not one of his clients has beeninterviewed by the fbi. rerepresents 41 organizations in 22 states in a federal lawsuit against the internal revenue service. joining us tonight, chief council for the american center for law and justice, jay succalow and this is out. outrageous there has not been a single point of contact between the fbi and your client who are the targets of the irs scandal. right. the victim of the scandal. here's what you have which is more ironic. we get a call from the fbi at the end of september saying they want to interview three of our clients after the first of the year. and we wait for the response and we get it in early january and the question
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